Personal Branding Blog

Personal Branding Blog

The Personal Branding Blog is part of the Small Business Trends Publisher Channel, offering branding and career advice from Dan Schawbel and his team of experts. The blog helps professionals build a powerful brand to remain competitive in the job market.

What to Do After a Fire Shuts Down Your Business

What to Do After a Fire Shuts Down Your Business

It's a situation anyone dreads. And for small businesses, it's no different. A call from the fire department says your business has been seriously damaged or destroyed by fire. Here's what you do next.

7 Safety and Compliance Tips to Keep of the Product Recall List

7 Safety and Compliance Tips to Avoid the Product Recall List

Issuing a product recall may be commonplace for larger companies but having to do it as a small business could be life-changing and business-ending. Here are ways to ensure your company is creating safe products in a safe environment to avoid issuing a dreaded recall.

How to Enjoy Summer While Working

How to Enjoy Summer in Your Office or Store

It's summertime and more than likely, you'd rather be outside soaking up the sun and fun rather than stuck in the office working. Here are some clever ways to bring at least a part of that summertime inside.


Big Changes Coming to Twitter’s Character Limit

New changes to the way you tweet are coming and you're probably going to really like it. The site announced recently that it's keeping the 140-character limit to messages but not counting character hogs like usernames against that tally.


How To Become More Focused and Efficient Using These 6 Tips

Are you finding it a challenge to bring the right amount of focus to your work while still maintaining a high level of efficiency? Sometimes speed is mistaken for efficiency, but if the quality of your work suffers, you may need to try another approach. These tips should help.

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